Saturday, January 9, 2010

Saturday JUGS Challenge #15

Here we are another week done and another awesome JUGS challenge! This week we have a technique challenge for you and it is to add some stitching to your project. Pull out the sewing machine and get ready. OK, so you don't have to use a machine I didn't you can hand stitch or even faux stitch. Whatever floats your boat!
So I don't have a sewing machine. I do have a crafty handheld machine that I have never figure out yet! I've never used a sewing machine so I have no idea how to get it threaded and make it actually stitch! Yes I'm probably a ding dong or maybe this handheld machine is a ding dong. Anyhow, I decided to do some hand stitching on one of my layers. Here is what I came up with:

The pattern papers that I used are by Daisy Bucket and that adorable bear image is by Treehouse Stamps. Did you hear that the Treehouse has gone digital? YEP! There are currently a few sets available in digital format with more to come on Jan 14 and this is a sneaky peek at what is yet to come.

Be sure to swing by the Jugs DT to check out all the amazing creations this week:








Gabby - Our Fabulous January Guest Designer

That's it for now!

Thanks for stopping by!


Mona Pendleton said...

What an adorable card Maria! You may not know how to operate an electrical sewing machine but you sure worked magic with your needle & thread! Your handstitching with the blue embroidery floss looks fabulous! Thank you so much for such an awesome sample of hand stitching for this week's challenge!

Dana Gustafson said...

Ooooh this is a GREAT stitch! I likey! The embroidery floss really pops against your image mat. Gorgeous!

auntbeespickles said...

Love this stitching! What a fun touch to this adorable card!

Kristin Eberline said...

Awwh, your stitching looks awesome, girl! I LOVE the contrasting blue embroidery floss you used and the overall layout and colors are wonderful! Super duper cute little main image also :O)

I think you and I own the same little handheld sewing machine thingy...I cannot get mine to stitch on paper to save my life! I definitely feel your pain :O)

Unknown said...

Maria -- whip stitch...BRILLIANT! Perfect added touch on this card my sweet with that little bear. Will have to keep that in the recesses of my :)

Carol L said...

I love that eye-popping flower and how you whipstitched that panel! Beautiful colors and design!!

AKiteFlier said...

Maria this is just sew sweet. I'm with ya on the sewing thing but you did a great job accenting that adorable image with the whip stitch - WHIP it up girl!~ Way to make the challenge a fun one.

Lisa Kind said...

This is such a darling card, Maria! Love the image and your sewing is so wonderful! We all had such different takes on the sewing for this project! Sorry I took so long to comment...busy week!

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